Kindergarten Science Activities

Kindergarten have been studying force and motion or pushes and pulls. The children first moved a friend on a swing by either pushing or pulling. They then used a model of a swing in the classroom to discover how different pushes changed the motion of the swing.

During PE, the class used force to beat Mr. Crabtree in a game of tug of war.

Next, the children learned about gravity as a force. Using different sized vehicles the class experimented how vehicles go down a ramp with the pull of gravity.

Finally, the class learned about wind as a force. With a straw, the children used the force of wind to create movement with a variety of objects. 

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The Saklan School is a private Pre-K through 8 school located in Moraga, CA. Our mission is to think creatively, act compassionately, and live courageously.